48 Hour Film Project is  long on craft and collaboration, short on sleep
Jun03

48 Hour Film Project is long on craft and collaboration, short on sleep

GRAND CENTER – The 48 Hour Film Project occurred over the weekend, with its drop-off event at Urban Chestnut Brewery in Midtown, 3229 Washington Avenue, on Sunday evening. The objective of the 48 Hour Film Project is simple: Film crews attempt to make a film in 48 hours. Of course, there are some guidelines. At the kick-off event last Friday night, each team was given a genre, prop, character and line they had to use in their...

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Short film sparks conversations about race and ‘Other People’
Apr29

Short film sparks conversations about race and ‘Other People’

FOREST PARK – After the 2016 presidential election, Aisha Sultan felt a turmoil of emotions that she didn’t know how to process. So she made a film about it. Sultan has worked for the past twenty years as a reporter and columnist, with her own column at the St. Louis Post Dispatch covering topics about families and race. When she decided she wanted to use filmmaking as a tool to talk about biases, she said she “googled, ‘How to...

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